Figure 1-3: Highway Bridge Condition

Figure 1-3: Highway Bridge Condition

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Vermont

Year Total # of Bridges Structurally deficient Functionally obsolete Total of Both
# % # % # %
1995 2,713 615 23 487 18 1,102 41
1996 2,717 620 23 483 18 1,103 41
1997 2,719 607 22 467 17 1,074 39
1998 2,717 582 21 453 17 1,035 38
1999 2,731 577 21 442 16 1,019 37
2000 2,703 568 21 444 16 1,012 37

United States

Year Total # of Bridges Structurally deficient Functionally obsolete Total of Both
# % # % # %
1995 577,919 103,636 18 80,217 14 183,853 32
1996 582,043 101,544 17 81,217 14 182,761 31
1997 583,207 98,521 17 77,466 13 175,987 30
1998 583,414 93,119 16 79,567 14 172,686 30
1999 413,371 68,055 16 57,273 14 125,328 30
2000 587,458 86,692 15 80,889 14 167,581 29

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, National Bridge Inventory: Deficient Bridges by State and Highway System, Washington, DC: 2001, available at http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/bridge/britab.htm as of Jan. 31, 2002.